Translation of "partial" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈpɑː.ʃəl/ us /ˈpɑːr.ʃəl/

partial adjective (NOT COMPLETE)

B2 not complete

The general has ordered a partial withdrawal of troops from the area. 将军已下令部队部分人员撤出该地区。

More examples

  • On Wednesday there will be a partial eclipse of the sun.
  • a partial mastectomy
  • There has been a partial withdrawal from enemy territory.
  • Unfortunately, this is only a partial solution to the problem.
  • The operation was only a partial success.

partial adjective (UNFAIR)

influenced by the fact that you personally prefer or approve of something, so that you do not judge fairly

The reporting in the papers is entirely partial and makes no attempt to be objective. 报纸上的报道完全不客观,而且也没打算保持客观。

partial adjective (LIKING)

[ after verb ] old-fashioned or formal having a liking for something

I'm not partial to fish. 我特别爱喝红葡萄酒。

(Translation of “partial” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)